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Pike Tech rebuild contractor picked, construction expected to start in May

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:27 pm

The Pike County R-III (Clopton) School Board has selected a main contractor to rebuild the Pike-Lincoln Technical Center which burned down in December 2011. “We’re hoping to break ground in May if the weather will let us,” said Superintendent Mark Harvey. “The bids were very close.” Board members picked LayneCo Construction Services of O’Fallon, which submitted the low bid of just over $3,445,000 Harvey said. “They come with good references,”

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  • Pike-Lincoln Tech rebuilding slated for May

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 11:20 am

    The rebuilding of the burned down Pike-Lincoln Technical Center in Eolia could start the first week in May if the weather permits according to Pike County R-III (Clopton) Schools Superintendent Mark Harvey. The Clopton School Board picked the low bid of just under $3.5 million from Layneco Construction Services, of O’Fallon. Phase one plans call for a new main building to house nursing, computer and technical classes. A second shop

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  • Pike Lincoln Technical Center students compete

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:37 pm


    Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) students attended the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference at Linn State Technical College in Linn, April 3-5. Students left from PLTC early Thursday morning and spent the next three days competing and representing our school in different contests. On Saturday, the results were announced. Anothony Caruthers placed third in the Diesel Equipment Technology Post-Secondary contest. Shane Coleman placed first in the Welding Technical Information Post-Secondary

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  • Pike-Lincoln Tech bids to be opened Wednesday

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Pike-Lincoln Tech Fire

    Bids for the long-awaited rebuilding of the burned-down Pike Lincoln Technical Center are scheduled to be opened at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 at the Clopton High School computer lab. The Pike County R-III (Clopton) School Board could award a contract at its Monday, April 14 meeting, according to Superintendent Mark Harvey. If the contracts are awarded, work to replace the structure in Eolia could start by Monday, May

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  • Louisiana voters have choices aplenty in April 8 election slate

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    Louisiana voters have plenty of choices in the upcoming Tuesday, April 8 city and district election. Five men are running to replace Mayor Tom Wallace, who has chosen to not run again after serving multiple terms since 1972. Voters will also cast ballots in three wards for city council members and for candidates running for the Louisiana R-II School District Board. Two candidates have withdrawn from the race, but their

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  • Area students earn dean’s list honors at Maryville University

    Posted on March 25, 2014 at 11:55 am

    Two area students were recently maned to the dean’s list at Maryville University. Kristina Henderson of Louisiana, studying for a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Kassiana Richardson of Louisiana, studying for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Maryville University congratulates these students on achieving academic excellence for the spring semester. Undergraduate students are eligible for the Dean’s List when they complete at least 12 Maryville University credit hours in

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  • LHS Alumni Plan All-School Reunion Dinner

    Posted on March 18, 2014 at 11:37 am

    Many Louisiana High School alumni have suggested the Louisiana Alumni and Friends Association sponsor a dinner somewhere other than the school. They’ve spoken and the association has listened! At a recent LHS Alumni and Friends Association planning meeting, plans were made for the annual all-school reunion during Colorfest weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 18 the high/middle schools will be open for tours from 3–5 p.m.  Interested alumni will be able to

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